• New Hampshire Literary Hall of Fame inductees announced

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    HOOKSETT, N.H. (AP) — Two novelists and two former U.S. poet laureates will be the first writers inducted into the New Hampshire Literary Hall of Fame. The New Hampshire Writers' Project and Southern New Hampshire University created the hall of fame to honor individual writers and the...

  • 15 years on, museum where slaves landed taking form

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A tranquil spot on the Cooper River in Charleston is a place of memory, much like New York's Ellis Island or Angel Island in San Francisco. But those islands were beacons for millions who sought a better life in America. Gadsden's Wharf which once stood on...

  • Old building turned into military museum, event venue

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — New owners have turned a historic building in Ashland, Kentucky, into a military blast from the past. The Old Post Office has been made into a military museum that boasts space for events. It has been a longtime ambition for owners Marshall and Pat Steen. Marshall...

  • Exhibit honoring Iraqi art, victims coming to Arab museum

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — An exhibition commemorating the center of Baghdad's artistic and literary community — and tragedy that came to it — is opening in Michigan. The Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here Collection opens Friday at the Arab American National Museum. The Dearborn museum is...

  • Winter returning to Pikes Peak region after brief reprieve; blizzard warning issued in southern Colorado

    THE GAZETTE -
    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    Note: Click here for an updated list of school, military and other closings/delays. Click here for flight information at Colorado Springs Airport. Click here for information at Denver International Airport.  Click here for Colorado Springs area...

  • Venezuela to shrink US Embassy staff, require tourist visas

    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela will shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff, limit the activities of U.S. diplomats and require American citizens to apply for visas if they want to come bask on the beach. Speaking before a crowd that rallied to protest imperialism, President...

  • Denver International Airport celebrates 20th anniversary

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    DENVER — Denver International Airport celebrated its 20th anniversary on Saturday. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said the airport is a growing hub for international air traffic with new nonstop flights to Tokyo and Panama City. Airport officials also said it's time to look to the...

  • Bass collection opens at Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth

    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The public will get a look at art from the private collection of some late Texas philanthropists. The exhibit called "The Collection of Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass" opens Sunday at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth. Museum officials say the Fort Worth...

  • Dallas-area ice forces cancellation of nearly 1,000 flights

    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    DALLAS (AP) — Freezing rain that coated parts of Texas and Oklahoma for the second consecutive day left highways slick and forced the cancellation of another 1,000 flights Saturday at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, one of the nation's biggest airline hubs. The Saturday chaos...

  • National monument supporters in California get antsy

    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — California lawmakers and advocacy groups are ramping up efforts to win national monument designation for four scenic vistas in the state, from vast stretches of the Mojave Desert to redwood stands along the Pacific Coast Highway to canyons and mountains near the...

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